Brigid + Johnny, an amazingly talented sibling duo, share a tune they co-wrote. Brigid + Johnny Reedy perform "Come Along Daisy" during "The New Wave" show for the 2022 Wild Ride.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Brigid + Johnny Reedy
Brigid Reedy first entertained Elko crowds by yodeling at the Pioneer Saloon at the age of two. She has attended every Gathering since, and her appreciation of western music, poetry, and culture has only deepened along with her love of the performers and friends who have inspired her. A charismatic, accomplished singer and fiddler, her repertoire runs the gamut of the American West, from the most traditional cowboy tunes to original songs. Brigid also recites and writes poetry that reflects her experience as a young woman growing up in the contemporary rural West. She is joined by her younger brother, Johnny “Guitar” Reedy, who has transcended the role of sideman, becoming a full-fledged collaborator with a phenomenal gift for rhythm and extraordinary musical sensibilities. Johnny’s passion for music from around the world, combined with the Montana traditions he was steeped in, makes him an intriguing arranger and musical partner in this sibling duo.
"Come Along Daisy" (words + music by Brigid + Johnny Reedy)
Filmed in front of a live audience at the Western Folklife Center's G Three Bar Theater in Elko, NV, on Jan. 29, 2022.
Made possible by the NV Energy Foundation, Nevada Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Nevada Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities, and by the multitude of staff, artists, volunteers, and community members working behind the scenes to make this show happen.
Brought to you by the Western Folklife Center, using story and cultural expression to connect the American West to the world.